Events 2012

DateIncident/StageDescriptionAgenciesTeamRegion
01/03/2012Town of Brighton NY, Senior CenterHOPE presentation Nancy McGorySusan Mac Dougall & PhoenixEUS
01/06/2012Celebration of LifeEmotional Support for individuals attending services for young woman who lost her two year battle with leukemia n/aSusan Mac Dougall & Phoenix
01/13/2012Ventura Sheriffs AcademyHOPE PresentationAcademy InstructorClaudine Singer & Gracie, Kristine Coyle & HavenPSW
01/16/2012Harmoney School
Indiana
Workshop for middle school children. HOPE PresentationHarmony School Distr.Deirdre Stanton & BrieEUS
02/16/2012Cal. Teachers Association Presentation to CADRECTAMary Nobbe & Mason, Pam Kitani & Hope, Kirstin Kline & CarlosPSW
02/16/2012St. Benedict's SchoolHOPE presentation to School ChildrenKathy FinaldiDiane Morse & Chloe
02/19/2012Regional MeetingReview of 2012 events, goals, Open House, Screenings & WorkshopReg. DirectorLois Abrams, Jan Aven, Pam Bertz, Sue Daulton, Holli Hargrove, Susan Harris, LaWana Heald, Constance Howell, Kathy Lowmiller, Elizabeth Martin, Mary Milton, Claudine Singer, Deborah Yee LittPSW
03/31/2012Emergency ExpoHOPE BoothCity of Santa ClaritaKristin Bret Harte & Lily, Constance Howell & CigfaPSW
03/31/2012CERT
Hamilton County Indiana
HOPE presentation to CERT training class. Dwight DickersonGayle Sprnkle & CharlieEUS
04/12/2012UBS financial services
Indianapolis, IN
Hope presentation of teams experience on recent call out to Henryville tornado of 3/2/12.Cliff SellersGayle Sprinkle & CharlieEUS
04/18/2012Emergency ExpoHOPE BoothCity of Los AngelesConstance Howell & Cigfa, Jan Aven & MuffinPSW
04/22/2012Honor Flight Rochester1st Rochester Honor Flight w/ HOPE participation visited with families waiting for the veterans to arrive, interacting with family members from babies to senior citizens.
Honor Flight Rochester Edwin MenchSusan Mac Dougall & Phoenix
05/02/2012Hope PresentationHOPE story and shared our experiences, especially
FEMA Disaster Recovery, VT 9/11/2011 weekend.
St. John's AuxiliarySusan Mac Dougall & Phoenix
05/12/2012Memorial /and mediaparticipated in the arrival ceremonies for the body of US Army
Captain Bruce Clark, KIA Afghanistan, at the Monroe County Intern'l Airport. Were interviewed and taped by a local TV station and also by an AP stringer.
US ArmySusan Mac Dougall & Phoenix
05/14/2012Harkness Career & Technical CenterHOPE presentations to the Exceptional High School students. Pat PerryDiane Morse & Chloe
05/19/2012Breast Cancer Networkretreat for breast cancer
survivors or those currently fighting breast cancer.
Support for survivors
Marcia HeaneyDiane Morse & Chloe
Kathleen Kremer & Sadie
05/20/2012EMS Family PicnicMeet and great, shared information regarding comfort dogs/HOPE AACR. several inquiries for our servicesLancaster Public Safety and Training School
-Craig Elmer
Patricia Hess & Abby
Gail Thompson & Tani
Marcia Bresson & Gracie
05/31/2012Almira Academy
Brooklawn, OH
Interactive Presentation of comfort dogs @ Career DayPaula ClearyChristine Spaetzel & JettaEUS
06/02/2012Arthritis FoundationHOPE BoothSan Diego, CAMary Milton & OzPSW
06/02/2012Erie County Animal Response Teampresentation about HOPE AACR Tracy YerkeyMelanie Dunbar & GusEUS
06/02/2012HOPE AACR at CART presentation about HOPE . We shared the mission of HOPE and what we do.Erie County Animal Response Team
Tracey Yerkey
Melanie Dunbar & GusEUS
06/06/2012"Fire School" event was for community awareness re: "Fire School" large crowds. We took purple heart basket, filled with candies. The kids enjoyed the dogs.
Lancaster Public Safety and Training Patricia Hess & Abby
Gail Thompson & Tani
06/18/2012 - 06/30/2012HopeAACR travel and desentization trainingIsland Cruise. It was a 90 minute boat ride with many people interacting with Abby.
The Downeast Railroad is a 90 minute train ride. There are free bus rides. The "Island Explorer" is pet friendly and connects hotels to Acadia Park and all the way to Ellsworth. Passed out HopeAACR brochures to Acadia Park Rangers
THessRDPatricia Hess and Abby
06/23/2012Natural Element Retreats Center
Union City PA
First Annual Heal the Healers Conference invited to educate participants on animal-assisted healing, Julie GeorgeMelaine Dunbar & GusEUS
06/23/2012CERT
Hamilton County, IN
HOPE Booth at fundraiser for local chariety. Teamed up with CERT to support communityJon BaldwinGayle Sprinkle & CharlieEUS
07/09/2012Camp ImagineCamp Imagine is a six week program geared toward students with special needs.students learned how to take care of Jetta, brushing, petting, how to bath and brush her teethAvon Lake City SchoolsChristine Spaetzel & Jetta
07/16/2012Camp ImagineCamp Imagine is a six week program geared toward students with special needs.students learned how to take care of Jetta, brushing, petting, how to bath and brush her teethAvon Lake City SchoolsChristine Spaetzel & Jetta
07/19/2012Noblesville CERTPresentation about HOPE/ comfort dogs and crisis work. Henryville experienceCERT
Jon Baldwin
Gayle Sprinkle & Charlie.
07/20/2012VOAD Case #209 & 211follow up with VOAD on unmet needs from the house damage from the flooding as a result of tropical storm Lee in the fall of 2011. Visited with resident while home being inspected.
Tim Brown.,VOADGail Thompson & Tani
07/23/2012Camp ImagineCamp Imagine is a six week program geared toward students with special needs.students learned how to take care of Jetta, brushing, petting, how to bath and brush her teethAvon Lake City SchoolsChristine Spaetzel & Jetta
07/30/2012Camp ImagineCamp Imagine is a six week program geared toward students with special needs.students learned how to take care of Jetta, brushing, petting, how to bath and brush her teethAvon Lake City SchoolsChristine Spaetzel & Jetta
08/07/2012Manor TownshipHope Booth. HopeAACR display board, candy and business cardsAmos HessPatricia Hess and Abby
08/10/2012 VOAD Case 213follow up with VOAD on unmet needs from the house damage from the flooding. VOLD realizing the benefits of Tani being along. Tim Brown.,VOADGail Thompson & Tani
08/11/2012Pennsylvania State Policehosted by the Pennsylvania State Police and included a variety of representatives from law enforcement and emergency medical teams. It was an opportunity for the public to become aware of the various agencies and
the services they perform.
Sue Francis & Kelsea
Melanie Dunbar and Gus
Yvonne Eaton-Stull and Maggie
Diane Mann and Maji
Sue Francis and Kelsea
Mahlia Mann, Team Leader
Darlene Grandinetti, Team Leader
EUS
08/13/2012PA Association of School Retireespresentation on HOPE AACR. Explained benefits of crisis dogs and examples of school crises we have assisted with. Barb StocktonYvonne Eaton-Stull & Zeus
Jane Hill (TL)
EUS
08/17/2012VOAD case 212follow up with VOAD on unmet needs from the house damage from the flooding. Interacted with 3 children and adultsTim Brown.,VOADGail Thompson & Tani
09/01/2012CEN- Indianapolis, INHOPE presentation at work shop for Emergency Net work. Neil Cox, CENGayle Sprinkle & CharlieEUS
09/22/2012Hamilton Co CERTparticipate in the GOLF class training under the
Physiological portion and then an additional 30 min presentation on HOPEAACR
and working dogs in Crisis situations
Jon Baldwin CertGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
10/01/2012 - 10/03/2012Crisis Intervention Association of PAconference was held for crisis agencies/providers throughout PA. HOPEAACR provided a workshop on Canine response to
families in crisis
Leslie PalmerYvonne Eaton-Stull & Zeus
t/l: Jane Hill
EUS
10/08/2012Epworth UMC CircleFeatured Speaker for group of 20 on history of Comfort dogs, History of HOPE and shared call outs and events. Potential for dontations, Karen BurchGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
10/11/2012St.Augusta Schoolpresentation to class room of comfort dogs, how they differ form search & res. and other working dogsJudy S. teacherGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
10/21/2012Honor Flight Rochester last flight of the year. The Welcome Home ceremony was also a time for goodbyes to all our fellow volunteers. opportunity to participate, to have thanked 276 WWII veterans and to have met and worked with so many truly devoted volunteers.Woody MenchSusan MacDougall & Phoenix
11/11/2012Town of Brighton NYDedication of the new Brighton Veterans Memorial
Phoenix stood at attention for the ceremonies, and after the formalities we had the opportunity to spread the word about HOPE and our mission. Phoenix was delighted to interact with the veterans and their families but spent much of his time with the families whose sons were Killed in Action in Iraq and Afghanistan.
MaryAnn HussarSusan MacDougall & PhoenixEUS
11/12/2012Battle of the Bulge Veterans Day WWII Veterans. Took part n Memorial ceremony and then interacts with the veterans, their families and members of the public in attendancePublic EventSusan MacDougall & Phoenix
11/15/2012Lorain County Girl Scoutsgirl scout troop. discussed the care and training of owning a dog. talked about therapy work which lead into crisis response work. Christine Spaetzel & Jetta
11/21/2012 - 11/24/2012retirement facility - Spring Lakevisiting home town of Point Pleasant Beach.
listen to their stories. I stopped by the town police station to let them know
we were available
Jill Cucaz & Willoughby